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OFFSHORE WATERS FORECAST
NWS OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER WASHINGTON DC
909 PM PDT SAT MAR 28 2015

WASHINGTON AND OREGON WATERS-
INNER WATERS FROM  60 NM TO 150 NM OFFSHORE.
OUTER WATERS FROM 150 NM TO 250 NM OFFSHORE.

SEAS GIVEN AS SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT...WHICH IS THE AVERAGE
HEIGHT OF THE HIGHEST 1/3 OF THE WAVES. INDIVIDUAL WAVES MAY BE
MORE THAN TWICE THE SIGNIFICANT WAVE HEIGHT.

PZZ898-291630-
909 PM PDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.SYNOPSIS FOR WASHINGTON AND OREGON WATERS...A HIGH PRES RIDGE
EXTENDING NE ACROSS THE SE WATERS WILL PERSIST THROUGH SUN...THEN
DRIFT SE OF THE WATERS SUN NIGHT. A COLD FRONT WILL APPROACH EARLY
TONIGHT AND STALL NEAR THE FAR NW WATERS LATER TONIGHT INTO SUN AS
LOW PRES FORMS WELL SW OF THE WATERS. THE LOW WILL MOVE NE AND
PASS JUST W OF THE NW WATERS SUN NIGHT INTO MON. THE LOW WILL PULL
A TRAILING COLD FRONT E ACROSS THE AREA MON INTO EARLY MON NIGHT.
A WEAK HIGH PRES RIDGE WILL BUILD IN FROM THE W MON NIGHT INTO
TUE. A LOW PRES TROUGH WILL MOVE E ACROSS THE WATERS TUE NIGHT
INTO WED. HIGH PRES WILL REBUILD OVER THE AREA LATER WED AND
PERSIST INTO THU. A COLD FRONT WILL MOVE INTO THE REGION THU
NIGHT.

$$

PZZ800-291630-
CAPE FLATTERY TO CAPE SHOALWATER BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
909 PM PDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.TONIGHT...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
9 TO 13 FT. WIDESPREAD RAIN.
.SUN...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT.
SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT. CHANCE OF
RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...WINDS DIMINISHING TO W 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 11 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS BECOMING
9 TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.WED...W WINDS 5 TO 10 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 15 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.THU...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.

$$

PZZ900-291630-
CAPE FLATTERY TO CAPE SHOALWATER BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
909 PM PDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT...
EXCEPT NW PORTION BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 15 KT LATE. SEAS 10 TO 13
FT. WIDESPREAD RAIN AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY 1 NM OR LESS.
.SUN...SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT...THEN BECOMING
S...EXCEPT NW PORTION BECOMING E TO SE 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 11 TO 13
FT. WIDESPREAD RAIN.
.SUN NIGHT...WINDS BECOMING S THROUGHOUT AND INCREASING TO 25 TO
35 KT. SEAS 11 TO 15 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN AND AREAS OF FOG WITH VSBY
1 NM OR LESS.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 11
TO 15 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BECOMING 11 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO
10 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO NW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
8 TO 10 FT.
.THU...WINDS INCREASING TO SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 8 TO 13
FT.

$$

PZZ805-291630-
CAPE SHOALWATER TO CAPE LOOKOUT BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
909 PM PDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS BECOMING
11 TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 10
TO 11 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.MON NIGHT...WINDS VEERING TO W 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 9 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 8 TO 9 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.

$$

PZZ905-291630-
CAPE SHOALWATER TO CAPE LOOKOUT BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
909 PM PDT SAT MAR 28 2015

...GALE WARNING...

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 20 TO 30 KT DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS
9 TO 13 FT. WIDESPREAD RAIN.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 11 TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S WINDS BECOMING 20 TO 30 KT...THEN INCREASING TO 25 TO
35 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 10 TO 14 FT.
CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...WINDS VEERING TO W 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BECOMING 10 TO 11
FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9
TO 10 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 20 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
8 TO 10 FT.
.THU...WINDS INCREASING TO W TO SW 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 7 TO 11 FT.

$$

PZZ810-291630-
CAPE LOOKOUT TO FLORENCE, OR BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM OFFSHORE-
909 PM PDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.TONIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING SW 5 TO 15 KT.
SEAS 7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...S TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS BUILDING TO 10 TO 12 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.
.MON...S WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.MON NIGHT...WINDS VEERING TO W TO NW 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS DIMINISHING TO 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 9 TO 10
FT.
.TUE NIGHT...VARIABLE WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS 9 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.
.THU...NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT...THEN BECOMING W. SEAS
BECOMING 7 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
6 TO 8 FT.

$$

PZZ910-291630-
CAPE LOOKOUT TO FLORENCE, OR BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM OFFSHORE-
909 PM PDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 8 TO 12 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT...THEN INCREASING TO 15
TO 20 KT. SEAS BECOMING 11 TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13
FT.
.MON...S WINDS 20 TO 30 KT. SEAS 10 TO 13 FT. CHANCE OF RAIN.
.MON NIGHT...WINDS DIMINISHING TO W 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 9 TO
10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS
9 TO 10 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT...DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS
9 TO 10 FT.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BECOMING
7 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

$$

PZZ815-291630-
FLORENCE, OR TO POINT ST. GEORGE BETWEEN 60 NM AND 150 NM
OFFSHORE-
909 PM PDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.TONIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO NW. SEAS
7 TO 10 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS BECOMING 9 TO 11 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS 9 TO 11 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS INCREASING TO 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.MON NIGHT...WINDS VEERING TO W 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.TUE...W WINDS 10 TO 15 KT...BECOMING W TO SW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO
10 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...W TO SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING NW. SEAS 9 TO 10
FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.
.THU...N WINDS 10 TO 20 KT...BECOMING N TO NW 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS BECOMING
7 TO 9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W TO NW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT. SEAS SUBSIDING TO 6 TO 7 FT.

$$

PZZ915-291630-
FLORENCE, OR TO POINT ST. GEORGE BETWEEN 150 NM AND 250 NM
OFFSHORE-
909 PM PDT SAT MAR 28 2015

.TONIGHT...SW WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 7 TO 12 FT.
.SUN...SW WINDS 5 TO 15 KT...INCREASING TO 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS BECOMING
10 TO 13 FT.
.SUN NIGHT...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.MON...S TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 13 FT.
.MON NIGHT...WINDS VEERING TO W 15 TO 20 KT. SEAS 10 TO 11 FT.
.TUE...W TO SW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.TUE NIGHT...WINDS VEERING TO NW 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 9 TO 12 FT.
.WED...NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.
.WED NIGHT...N TO NW WINDS 15 TO 25 KT. SEAS 9 TO 10 FT.
.THU...W TO NW WINDS DIMINISHING TO 10 TO 15 KT. SEAS BECOMING 7 TO
9 FT.
.THU NIGHT...W WINDS 10 TO 20 KT. SEAS 6 TO 10 FT.

$$

.FORECASTER BANCROFT. OCEAN PREDICTION CENTER.



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